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, a Paço Imperial Baroque palace in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, served as a main government seat for almost 150 years?
Lamentation of Christ (pictured) is a very common subject in Christian art from the High Middle Ages to the Baroque?
in Royal Fort Bristol was built with façades in Baroque, Palladian and Rococo styles because it was a compromise between the designs of three different architects?
the large number of
Baroque buildings ( Castle Mainau pictured) on the are the result of immigration to depopulated areas of Upper Swabian Baroque Route Upper Swabia, Germany and the following building boom at the end of the Thirty Years' War?
the main building of the
( Krzyżtopór Castle pictured), a Baroque structure in Poland, has been a ruin since the Swedish Deluge?
was inscribed on the Holy Trinity Column in Olomouc World Heritage List as "one of the most exceptional examples of the ?
apogee of Central European Baroque artistic expression" the
17th century in Biaroza monastery Biaroza, Belarus, has in its time been adapted into military barracks and a prison, and currently its ruins are an important baroque relic in the town?
Portuguese was one of the few women dedicated to Josefa de Óbidos painting (pictured: still life by her) in the Baroque era?
Dutch baroque painter spent most of his career in Jan Wyck England, where he influenced the development of British military art?
a district of Bümpliz-Oberbottigen, Berne, Switzerland, contains rural hamlets, Baroque estates and modernist highrise satellite towns?
Baroque lutenist was the younger brother of the renowned astronomer Michelagnolo Galilei Galileo Galilei?
Baroque Rome, when the Austrian-born artist-designer was not collaborating with Johann Paul Schor Bernini, he might be called on to design sculptural architecture to be executed in sugar at a banquet?
countertenor has taken part in the project Patrick Van Goethem Dieterich Buxtehude – Opera Omnia to record the complete works of Baroque composer Dieterich Buxtehude?
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